GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As Super Sunday approaches, Meijer is helping kick off the festivities with insights on how much food and drink football fans are expected to consume as they celebrate the big game.
The National Retail Federation expects 45 million fans to throw a Super Sunday party, spending approximately $14.1 billion this year. Being the second largest day of food consumption in the United States, Meijer expects to sell a massive amount of groceries including 875,000 avocados to make more than 400,000 pounds of guacamole and more than half a million jars of salsa.
About Meijer: Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 230 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer pioneered the "one-stop shopping" concept and has evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, pet departments, garden centers, toys and electronics. For additional information on Meijer, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.
Christina Fecher, 616-540-6108
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